Today’s episode of CNN Student News contains a story about a Colorado middle school that stopped serving lunches to students with unpaid lunch accounts. When total unpaid balance approached $10,000, the school stopped serving lunch to those students whose parents had not paid the balance.
Applications for Education
Having students watch this story could be a great way to start a discussion with students about personal money management.
CNN posts a ten question quiz to along with each Student News episode. Today’s quiz includes a question about whether or the school district did the right thing.